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Welcome to Marathon, Ontario

Marathon, Ontario

Built on Paper ... Laced with Gold

Marathon is unique in many respects. Being an economic hub on the north shore of Lake Superior located midway between Sault Ste. Marie and Thunder Bay, Marathon is surrounded by boreal forest and rich mineral deposits. Marathon's population is 3,330 with a median age of 42.6%, Marathon vibrates with growth and activity.  Discover Marathon!

 2014 Municipal Elections

The Official Results are now available on our Election page of this website.

Visit our Election page  

The District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administration Board (DSSAB) Ontario Renovates

Ontario Renovates is a Home Renovation Assistance program for Low to Moderate Income Homeowners.  For more information, including the application form and frequently asked questions, visit the Thunder Bay DSSAB website

Important Safety Information

Several incidents have occurred recently with residential fuel oil tanks - owners of these tanks are encouraged to review important safety information (.pdf) (.html) from the Ministry of the Environment.

Venmar Ventilation issued a notice regarding the potential for a motor overheating in certain air exchangers which may result in a potential fire hazard. Owners of Venmar units are encouraged to view the safety upgrade program notice.

Living Here

Playing Here

Working Here

children playing at Pebble Beach

group putting in front of clubhouse parking lot in front of Service Ontario building

Marathon's quality of life is second to none. Its modern telecommunications infrastructure, excellent health and social services, retail shopping, abounding recreation opportunities, and its friendly people, make Marathon a genuinely unique community. Marathon is truly a great place to live, work and play.

Read more about living in Marathon. 

When visiting Marathon, the great outdoors and surrounding wilderness await the enthusiast. In addition to the traditional pastimes of hunting and fishing, there are opportunities for canoeing / kayaking, hiking, golf, cross country skiing,  snowmobiling, wildlife, camping and much, much more.

Read more about playing in Marathon.

Marathon's Economic Development Corporation is responsible for assisting businesses to locate, relocate or expand operations in or around Marathon. Local and prospective firms can take advantage of our resources to source the information necessary to succeed in today's competitive global economy.

Read more about working in Marathon.


 

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